Senior Vice President, EMEA Global Region, Sykes
SPEAKER IN 2017 / GLOBAL SOURCING, LOGISTICS & MOBILITY
Victoria Georgalakis is a global business leader with over twenty years of experience in achieving business growth and operational efficiencies across a wide variety of industries. This wide base of experience has led to her current position at Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated as Senior Vice President for the EMEA region of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including seven sites in four countries.
After completing a Degree in Economics from Kingston University in London, Ms. Georgalakis embarked upon her professional career in a marketing role with American Express's insurance operations, where she gained invaluable business experience strategically positioning products to consumers. Ms. Georgalakis continued to build upon her insurance marketing experience working for over 7 years for Lloyds Banking Group. Throughout her career, Ms. Georgalakis’ inherent leadership capabilities were cultivated and recognized as she began migrating to management track positions beginning with a Director position with Cendant Corporation and Rubicon Dynamics. In 2003, she transitioned to the Healthcare Industry, working as the Head of Strategic Marketing for AXA PPP Healthcare and then moving within the organization to a role as the Director of Customer Service & Claims, an elected Board position.
In addition to her extensive business background, Ms. Georgalakis also believes in giving back to the community. She serves as a judge for the yearly Chamber of Commerce Awards, recognizing excellence and innovation in the business community. She is also involved in the charity WellChild, an organization devoted to placing children suffering from severe illnesses in environments that allow them to move towards wellness. Aside from her work at SYKES and her service to her community, Ms. Georgalakis enjoys cooking and traveling.